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Description

You may be the greatest living banana-pianist, but how will you ever know if you don't make yourself a banana piano? Good news, that project and countless others are easier than you think they are with MaKey MaKey.

Using the MaKey MaKey you can make anything into a key (get it?) just by connecting a few alligator clips. The MaKey MaKey is an invention kit that tricks your computer into thinking that almost anything is a keyboard. This allows you to hook up all kinds of fun things as an input. For example, play Mario with a Play-Doh keyboard, or piano with fruit!

The MaKey MaKey uses high resistance switching to detect when you've made a connection even through materials that aren't very conductive (like leaves, pasta or people). This technique attracts noise on the input, so a moving window averager is used to lowpass the noise. The on-board ATMega32u4 communicates with your computer using the Human Interface Device (HID) protocol which means that it can act like a keyboard or mouse.

There are six inputs on the front of the board, which can be attached to via alligator clipping, soldering to the pads, or any other method you can think of. There are another 12 inputs on the back, 6 for keyboard keys, and 6 for mouse motion, which you can access with jumpers via the female headers. If you wish to use a different set of keys, or otherwise change the behavior of your MaKey MaKey, you can simply reprogram it using the Arduino environment. Oh yeah, we didn't mention that the MaKey MaKey is an Arduino-compatible controller? That's right, it runs the Leonardo bootloader so reprogramming is fast and easy.

Note: Now included with the MaKey MaKey is a USB cable, packof jumper wires as well as a pack of alligator clips!

The Deluxe Kit includes everything that the basic kit does plus another pack of alligator clips and a roll of copper tape so you can really go crazy!
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Specifications

Key specifications

Memory2.50 kB
Taktrate16 MHz
Betriebsspannung5 V

General information

Manufacturer SparkFun
Product type Entwicklungsboards + Kits
Item number5998076
Manufacturer no.WIG-11519

Target group

Target group
Adults
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Adults

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Children
Level
Starter
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Starter

The product is intended for beginners in this area who have not particularly high demands, but rather prefer a cheaper option.

Entwicklungsboard Eigenschaften

Entwicklungsboardtyp
Kit
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Kit

Ein Bausatz aus allen Einzelteilen, meistens ohne Elektronik (ausser angegeben)

Prozessorfamilie
AVR
Prozessortyp
ATmega32u4
Taktrate
16 MHz
Memory
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Memory

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2.50 kB
Anzahl Cores
1
Flashspeicher
32 kB

Power supply

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Power supply

All power supply related details.

Power supply
USB bus-powered
Betriebsspannung
5 V

Connections

Analoge Eingänge
12
Digitale Ausgänge
7
Digitale Eingänge
13
Anzahl I/O
20
Serial interface
1 x
Zusätzliche Anschlüsse
Mini USB
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Delivery contents

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Delivery contents

The scope of delivery means the included accessories.

Delivery contents
1 x Mini USB Kabel
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1 x Makey Makey HID Board
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1 x Jumper Wire Pack
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2 x Alligator Clip Pack
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1 x Roll of Copper Tape

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Warranty 24 month Bring-in

Limited right of return

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